Explore the scientific data around the benefits of massage, as well as a summary of the most common forms of massage and the differences, all in this beautiful infographic.

Massage is proven effective in reducing symptoms of autism. Massage is commonly used to help cancer patients feel better and reduce symptoms of cancer and side effects of the treatment. Touch and massage stimulate the release of endorphins the body’s natural painkillers.

There are many different types and traditions of massage therapy. Some have ancient roots, others are more modern. Certain techniques administer to the whole body, and others hone in on specific muscles or target relaxation. Here is a guide to some of the most popular forms out there.

The infographic explores the nature and advantages of aromatherapy massage, deep tissue massage, lymphatic drainage and Indian head massage. What is more, read about the sports massage, shiatsu, Thai massage, and reflexology.


Source: http://www.holistica.co.za/article/massage

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